Diary – Chairing Cassava Republic Press Salon – April 11th 2016

The highlight of my April was being part of the launch of this brilliant, publishing outfit’s stepping out on to the UK market. Had a good time chairing or better said facilitating a conversation between four of their launch authors. Leye Adenle, author of gripping crime novel ‘Easy Motion Tourist’, exploring the dark underbelly of … Continue reading Diary – Chairing Cassava Republic Press Salon – April 11th 2016

“On Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, culture and the uses of Marriage”

So recently Nigeria’s twitter and blogosphere has gotten heated up because of the recent revelation that the Emir of Kano, and former Central Bank Governor, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi has taken as a bride, an 18 year old, soon to be university student. Apart from the obvious controversy about the disparity of their respective ages, once … Continue reading “On Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, culture and the uses of Marriage”

Performing Leadership: Jonathan needs a new royal language

Performing Leadership: Jonathan needs a new royal language So Goodluck Jonathan gave a presidential media chat on Sunday– judging from the response on twitter, his performance was largely judged unsatisfactory, though some commentators were ready to defend the president’s performance. Nigeria’s president is one of the most powerful of executive leaeder’s on the African continent, … Continue reading Performing Leadership: Jonathan needs a new royal language